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GreeNexus seeks Sustainability Project Director


GreeNexus is seeking a Project Director to join our team! We are looking for someone to aid in the management of our team of Project Managers and Coordinators. The ideal team member would be highly collaborative and a detail-oriented leader who can manage project timelines, workloads, and budgets effectively. An ability to work 
independently and remotely at times is a must. 

  • Workplace Type: Hybrid 
  • Location: Houston, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: GreeNexus Consulting LLC
  • Position Title: Sustainability Project Director
  • Industry: Consulting
  • Job Function: Consultant
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%


• Lead the Project Management team – Project Managers and Coordinator who may be employees or 
• Serve on leadership team as project team liaison and coordinate on payroll and project invoicing 
• Set up new projects, allocate workloads, ensure contract deliverables and timeline schedules  
• Serve as certification process expert to help guide and mentor project team 
• Lead project status meetings with the team to confirm progress 
• Provide QC/QA overview by ensuring implementation of GreeNexus quality control procedures by project team. 
• Project level review of proposals and contracts for consistency with project scopes 
• Create and update tools and processes needed for the project team to manage the projects most 
efficiently and effectively. 
• Assist in the start-up of new projects to drive consistency in the delivery model (goal setting, confirm 
that the most up to date tools are available for the PM and confirm that the program scope, schedule, 
budget, and resources are set up properly) 
• Manage and support the building certification process from onboarding through certification for 
certifications such as LEED, SITES, WELL, Living Building Challenge, and others. 
• Perform early design assessments of projects and assist teams in incorporating green design principles in 
both drawings and specifications. 
• Review specifications, drawings, and submittals to ensure compliance with green building standards. 
Conduct client and team meetings, set agendas, and issue meeting minutes and action items. 
• Provide regular status reports and documentation progress updates. Document specific credits as 
designated in project contract. 
• Conduct on-site verifications as needed to confirm compliance with applicable rating system/goals. 
• Quality control check documentation before submission to certification entity. Coordinate review 
comment responses. 
• Remain current on the latest green building technologies and materials. Research and interpret 
applicable green building codes. 
• Maintain high quality client relationships.  
• Monitor financial health of project. 
• Assist, as needed, in writing proposals and business development activities. Prepare presentations and 
other learning content, as assigned. 
• Participate in appropriate industry, professional and community organizations. 
• Complete other ad hoc tasks, as needed. 


Required Qualifications/Industry Skills: 
• Bachelor’s degree in an environmental design or planning field such as architecture, construction 
management, or building-related engineering disciplines. 
• 5+ years of experience in sustainability consulting. 
• Third party green building credential LEED AP at a minimum 
• Experience with managing the building certification process from onboarding through certification for 
certifications such as LEED, SITES, WELL, Living Building Challenge, and others 
• Team leadership experience 
• Project Management experience 
• Familiarity with local, state, and federal codes as well as requirements stemming from hot / humid 
• Technical knowledge in the building industry and ability to navigate most aspects of design and 
• Solidly computer literate and able/willing to work in a PC office in person or remotely 
o Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project 
o Adobe Acrobat 

Preferred Technical Skills/Certifications: 
• Additional Third-party green building credentials (such as WELL AP, SITES AP, FITWEL, CPHC).  
• Graphic design skills 
• Research background in sustainable materials, green building systems, energy efficiency, etc.  
• Experience with: 
o Renewable energy technology sizing and analysis 
o Lighting design experience Life cycle analysis 
o GIS 
o Energy Modeling Facility management 
o Corporate Sustainability Reporting 
o Technical services coordination (such as HERS rating, Commissioning, energy modeling) 

Personal Qualities: 
• Highly Collaborative and team oriented with the ability to work independently. 
• Positive and outgoing approach to communication and leadership 
• Proactive, reliable, and flexible 
• Passion for sustainability and comprehensive understanding of green building strategies and systems. 
• Strong communication and problem-solving skills and adept at conflict resolution 
• Open to learning new things and excited to share knowledge with others. Ability to mentor and teach 
other team members 


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